Port Macquarie - Hastings CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
ThrumsterForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population5052,2173,8395,5827,695
Change in population (5yrs)--1,7121,6221,7432,113
Average annual change--34.45%11.61%7.77%6.63%
Households1687461,2991,8992,638
Average household size3.002.882.852.832.81
Population in non private dwellings070140210280
Dwellings2077771,3521,9772,747
Dwelling occupancy rate81.1696.0196.0896.0596.03

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.81 2035 Average household size: 2.81 2034 Average household size: 2.82 2033 Average household size: 2.82 2032 Average household size: 2.83 2031 Average household size: 2.83 2030 Average household size: 2.83 2029 Average household size: 2.84 2028 Average household size: 2.84 2027 Average household size: 2.84 2026 Average household size: 2.85 2025 Average household size: 2.85 2024 Average household size: 2.85 2023 Average household size: 2.86 2022 Average household size: 2.87 2021 Average household size: 2.88 2020 Average household size: 2.87 2019 Average household size: 2.86 2018 Average household size: 2.87 2017 Average household size: 2.90 2016 Average household size: 3.01 2036 Average household size: 2.81 2035 Average household size: 2.81 2034 Average household size: 2.82 2033 Average household size: 2.82 2032 Average household size: 2.83 2031 Average household size: 2.83 2030 Average household size: 2.83 2029 Average household size: 2.84 2028 Average household size: 2.84 2027 Average household size: 2.84 2026 Average household size: 2.85 2025 Average household size: 2.85 2024 Average household size: 2.85 2023 Average household size: 2.86 2022 Average household size: 2.87 2021 Average household size: 2.88 2020 Average household size: 2.87 2019 Average household size: 2.86 2018 Average household size: 2.87 2017 Average household size: 2.90 2036 Households: 2,639 2035 Households: 2,471 2034 Households: 2,317 2033 Households: 2,173 2032 Households: 2,034 2031 Households: 1,899 2030 Households: 1,770 2029 Households: 1,645 2028 Households: 1,525 2027 Households: 1,409 2026 Households: 1,299 2025 Households: 1,188 2024 Households: 1,078 2023 Households: 967 2022 Households: 857 2021 Households: 746 2020 Households: 616 2019 Households: 493 2018 Households: 376 2017 Households: 266 2016 Households: 168 2036 Total population: 7,695 2035 Total population: 7,231 2034 Total population: 6,807 2033 Total population: 6,341 2032 Total population: 5,956 2031 Total population: 5,582 2030 Total population: 5,224 2029 Total population: 4,805 2028 Total population: 4,470 2027 Total population: 4,146 2026 Total population: 3,839 2025 Total population: 3,526 2024 Total population: 3,146 2023 Total population: 2,835 2022 Total population: 2,526 2021 Total population: 2,217 2020 Total population: 1,836 2019 Total population: 1,408 2018 Total population: 1,079 2017 Total population: 772 2016 Total population: 505
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.
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